Edith Grellier
Birth: 17 March 1853
Brixton, London, England, UK
Death: 10 November 1959
Hastings, Sussex, England, UK
Age: 106 years, 238 days
Country: United Kingdom UK
Centenarian

Edith Louisa Grellier (née Taylor; 17 March 1853 – 10 November 1959) was a British centenarian who was the oldest known living person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death.

Biography

Edith Louisa Taylor was born on 17 March 1853 in Brixton, England to George Taylor and Marianne Leonard. In 1881, she married Harley Grellier. They had seven children: Alice, Gordon, Norman, Bernard, Florence, Cecil and Eva.

Grellier became the oldest living person in the UK following the death of Emma Weeks on 6 February 1959. She died nine months later at the age of 106. Her successor as the oldest British person was Mary Worthington.

References


United Kingdom's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Frederick Stabbins • Jane Lister • Martha Truelove • Ann Sharp • Jane Raby • Frances Smith • William Walker • Ann Russell • Eliza Roff • Ellen Palmer • Rachel MacArthur • Rachel Swain • Mary Davey • Thomas Pope • John Francklow • Rebecca Lees • Sarah Fitt • Elizabeth Sellwood • Matilda Coppins • Elizabeth Whitehead • Emma Rooke • Margaret Lunn • Sarah Humphrey • Caroline Beale • Fanny Hopkins • Elizabeth Etheridge • Sophia Wellstead • Rhoda Harris • Emma Weeks • Edith Grellier • Mary WorthingtonJane Stoneman • Ellen Dart • Elizabeth Kensley • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Ada Roe • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Frederick Butterfield • Rose Heeley • Agnes Helyar • James Harrow • Sarah Morgan • Lilias Williams • Florence Pannell • Jeanetta Thomas • Alice Brewster • Anna Eliza Williams • Kate Begbie • Charlotte Hughes • Daisy Adams • Rebecca Hewison • Annie Scott • Rachel Wieselberg • Lucy Askew • Annie Jennings • Eva Morris • Amy Hulmes • Nellie Bradley • Gladys Hawley • Lucy d'Abreu • Judy Ingamells • Emmeline Brice • Annie Knight • Ada Mason • Florrie Baldwin • Eunice Bowman • Annie Turnbull • Elsie Steele • Margaret Fish • Violet Wood • Grace A Jones • Ethel Lang • Gladys Hooper • Bessie CammOlive BoarGrace C JonesGwen PayneHilda ClulowBob WeightonJoan Hocquard

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